Opinion | The World’s Smartest Chimp Has Died – The New York Times

Her life helped us answer the question: What do animals think about?

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I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

Jim Fowler, Naturalist and a Face of TV’s ‘Wild Kingdom,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

Mr. Fowler and Marlin Perkins formed a long-running duo on the documentary series filmed in the wild and sponsored by Mutual of Omaha.

LEGO announce new bricks to help visually impaired children learn Braille

The toymaker announced a new product aimed at helping blind and visually impaired children learn Braille. The product is currently being tested in several different languages and will be widely available in 2020.

A Very Simple Animation Demonstrating That The Mercator Projection Is A Lie – Digg

The Mercator projection makes landmasses near the poles look way, way bigger than they actually are. If you don’t believe us, just spend a few seconds contemplating this GIF.

Source: A Very Simple Animation Demonstrating That The Mercator Projection Is A Lie – Digg

Could A Ban On Spanking And Other Corporal Punishments For Kids Affect Rates Of Teen Violence? : Goats and Soda : NPR

Researchers look at countries that have prohibited corporal punishment for kids and their rate of youth violence.

Source: Could A Ban On Spanking And Other Corporal Punishments For Kids Affect Rates Of Teen Violence? : Goats and Soda : NPR